Clavus unizonalis   (Lamarck,  1822) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Drilliidae

Description
Size: 2.6 cm.

Color: Grey, usually with a broad dark brown band around the body whorl that may extend to the anterior end.

Narrowly biconic, truncate anteriorly, base of the body whorl straight, suture irregular, subsutural slope concave, teleoconch of about nine whorls, each with 8-10 broad axial ribs that are most prominent at the shoulder, anterior end with about eight spiral cords, aperture subrectangular, outer lip thickened, stromboid notch lacking, sinus deep, U-shaped, parietal callus very strong and sometimes occluding the sinus.

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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mayhew, R Schooner specimen shells Available at - http://www.schnr-specimen-shells.com/

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